Up at the Villa

Up at the Villa

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Now a major motion picture from USA Films starring Kristin Scott Thomas and Sean Penn, and director Philip Haas (director of Angels and Insects ).


In Up at the Villa , W. Somerset Maugham portrays a wealthy young English woman who finds herself confronted rather brutally by the repercussions of whimsy.

On the day her older and prosperous friend asks her to marry him, Mary Leonard demurs and decides to postpone her reply a few days.nbsp;nbsp;But driving into the hills above Florence alone that evening, Mary offers a ride to a handsome stranger.nbsp;nbsp;And suddenly, her life is utterly, irrevocably altered.

For this stranger is a refugee of war, and he harbors more than one form of passion.nbsp;nbsp;Before morning, Mary will witness bloodshed, she will be forced to seek advice and assistance from an unsavory man, and she will have to face the truth about her own yearnings.nbsp;nbsp;Erotic, haunting, and maddeningly suspenseful, Up at the Villa is a masterful tale of temptation and the capricious nature of fate.
Publisher: New York : Vintage International, 2000.
Edition: 1st Vintage International ed.
ISBN: 9780375724626
0375724621
Branch Call Number: FICTION Maugham W.
Characteristics: 209 p. ;,21 cm.

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tiktok Mar 14, 2016

Nice light reading. Enjoyed this novel.

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